Preston St John, Lancashire Family History Guide

Preston St John is an Ancient Parish and a market town in the county of Lancashire.

Other places in the parish include: Ribbleton Moor, Ribbleton, Preston St Andrew, Haighton, Fishwick, and Elston.

Alternative names: Preston St Wilfrid, Preston St John the Evangelist

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

Preston St John

  • Parish registers: 1603
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1616

Preston St Andrew

  • Parish registers: 1837
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: None

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

See Preston, Lancashire Family History Guide


  • County: Lancashire
  • Civil Registration District: Preston
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries - Amounderness
  • Diocese: Manchester
  • Rural Deanery: Amounderness
  • Poor Law Union: Preston
  • Hundred: Amounderness
  • Province: York